Saturday, May 13, 2017

#WannaCrypt quickfix summary before a new wave of #ransomware appears (2017-05-13)

1.disable SMBv1 (PowerShell 2.0 or a later version)
Set-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\Parameters" SMB1 -Type DWORD -Value 0 -Force

Restart server

-----  ( EMC storage and others alert ---- see comments in Stop using SMB1 bellow)

2. install at least ms security essentials on server

3. install Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-114

4. updates for older operating systems ( Windows XP, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2003)


Stop using SMB1

How to enable and disable SMBv1,-smbv2,-and-smbv3-in-windows-vista,-windows-server-2008,-windows-7,-windows-server-2008-r2,-windows-8,-and-windows-server-2012

Microsoft Security Essentials

Customer Guidance for WannaCrypt attacks

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-114 - Important

'Accidental hero' finds kill switch to stop spread of ransomware cyber-attack

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